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Be on a Nat Geo Wild Show!

Want to become one of the stars of Wild? We’re launching a brand new series where our team of wildlife investigators solve animal mysteries in people’s own backyards. Are your pets under attack? Is something stealing the fish from your fish pond? What is the source of the strange shrieking you hear in the dead…

A Moment of Cuteness

Quill Attack

Temperatures and tensions rise as summer starts at the DeYoung Family Zoo. With crowds pouring in, Bud and Carrie struggle to keep up.  Their to-do lists grow longer and longer by the minute.  And Emo, an inbred white tiger, must be neutered to protect future generations from genetic defects. Bud and Carrie struggle to prepare…

Risky Business

© Jim Edds As we all know (especially Nat Geo Wild fans!), wildlife cinematography can be absolutely breathtaking, allowing us entry into an exotic world few humans get to experience first hand. But how did these images come to be? Who made them and under what conditions? Well, behind every camera is a person, and…

Hippo Phobia

© NGT Written by Dr. Brady Barr, Dangerous Encounters: In Africa, hippos and crocs generally live in the same parts of the river – they’re like two cold war superpowers living by the doctrine of mutually assured destruction! They’re both so powerful and so well armed that they don’t really fight, since if one attacks…

Uganda Encounters

© NGT The following was written by Chris Dye, Associate Producer, about his experiences shooting Dangerous Encounters: “Man-Eating Crocodiles” in Uganda: Murchison Falls It took 3 days to get to Murchison Falls National Park from the states. A seventeen-hour flight to Johannesburg, a night there, four hours to Entebbe then a charter plane the next…

Killer Crocs

© Paul Goldring In Uganda, Giant man-eating crocs have killed dozens of villagers living near Lake Victoria. These beasts have become accustomed to humans and now prey on them, even capsizing fishing boats. On an all-new episode of Dangerous Encounters, Brady Barr goes on a mission to help end this reign of terror and trains…

Zoo, Sweet Zoo

© JWM Productions The following was written by Carrie Cramer (pictured above), Zoo Owner, My Life Is a Zoo: “One of the things people ask about the most is what it must be like living at our house. Well it’s a zoo inside and out. The house is not a typical house by any means.…

Swimming with Sharks

© NGT Written by Dr. Brady Barr, Dangerous Encounters: Eleanor Roosevelt once said that you should do one thing every day that scares you.  Somedays are certainly bigger than others, and today was going to be a big one for me —though I had no idea going into it. From working around dangerous snakes to…

The Wild Life

© JWM Productions Meet Bud and Carrie. You could say they live the wild life. But for this couple, that doesn’t always mean fun and partying. They live together with over 400 animal residents, and work together, rescuing exotic animals, rehabilitating local wildlife and running a struggling small zoo in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. With no…